Book Slide, English Rosewood Brass, Bookends, Betjemann, Victorian, circa 1880

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Specifications

Material Mixed Technic
Room Living Room
Item type All
Dimensions H 16 cm x W 31 cm x D 13 cm
Product Code ‌KCLF567

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Description

This is an antique book slide. English, rosewood and brass bookends. Betjemann's patented book rack, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880. Fantastic Victorian book slide with gothic revival overtones Displays a desirable aged patina Eye-catching stocks of rosewood, rich in color and fine grain interest Bright, brass tooling dresses each end Ends feature trefoil cutouts for a further decorative touch Brass stabilizer stamped with Betjemann's patent 17110 to one side Self closing book slide 17110 to the opposite stabilizer Spring-operated book slide in smooth working order Accommodates books within a 28cm to 39.5cm range Tiered plinth base with emerald green felt baize below This is a fascinating, self-closing, antique book slide by the renowned George Betjemann and Sons. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 31cm (12.25") Max depth 13cm (5") Closed height 4cm (1.5") Extended height 16cm (6.25") We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.

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